Kat Graham has proven to be quite the risk taker when it comes to fashion, and it didn’t stop on Saturday night The Vampire Diaries star wore a textured Claes Iversen trouser suit, with pink and black petals all over the jacket to the Dream Builders Project’s A Brighter Future for Children Benefit Held at H.O.M.E. on Saturday in Beverly Hills, Kat certainly secured sartorial points at the charity event.
The actress added a pair of Gio Dev pumps and carried a small clutch bag with a few rings, leaving the plunging neckline of her jacket to show off her bare décolletage Kat, 24, served on the host committee for the red carpet event to raise money for The Audrey Hepburn CARES Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and guests enjoyed live art, a DJ, auctions, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres.
Kat-Graham-wears Jennifer Love Hewitt, Adam Rodriguez, Lou Diamond Phillips, Jake T. Austin, Gregg Sulkin, Bailee Madison, Carly Steel, Karrueche Tran, Jake Glaser, and Gabriel Jarret are also on the committee.Kat hit the red carpet on her own, despite being close to walking down the aisle with fiancé Cottrell Guidry Guidry is an actor too, as well as a writer/producer, who started dating Graham in 2010 before popping the question two years later.
Working in the same industry made falling in love with Cottrell so much easier for Kat, as she told BET ‘it makes a difference.’‘I feel like our lives have been so parallel with our careers and the struggles of being African-Americans in this industry,’ the actress said. ‘You should really be with somebody who you identify with and who identifies with you.
She also gave advice on falling in love: Keep your eyes on God and on the prize. Just keep focused on your career and your relationship with yourself spiritually and all those things just work themselves out ‘It was only when I was focused on becoming whole within myself and just being content [that it happened].’